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Washington Township Drunk Driving Attorneys

Getting behind the wheel with any amount of alcohol in your system is a bad idea. In addition to endangering yourself and others on the road, drunk driving charges in Michigan carry serious criminal penalties. If facing these types of charges, contact Lucido & Manzella, P.C. right away. Our Washington Township drunk driving attorneys provide the strong legal defense you need to help prevent a conviction.    

Our Washington Township Drunk Driving Attorneys Protect You Against OWI Penalties

Drunk driving is a leading cause of car accidents in Michigan, and law enforcement officials are vigilant in apprehending offenders. Getting pulled over and charged with drunk driving in Michigan could have major impacts on every area of your life. In the Macomb County Criminal Court, prosecutors push hard for convictions. 

To protect yourself, get Lucido & Manzella, P.C. immediately. Our Washington drunk driving, take swift action to help you avoid the penalties that could result: 

  • For first-time Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) charges in Michigan:  Regardless of the amount of alcohol in your system, a conviction could result in fines up to $500, up to 93 days in jail, a six-month driver’s license suspension, six points on your permanent driving record, and 360 hours of community service. 
  • For a second OWI offense: Penalties for a second offense include up to $1,000 in fines, a one-year jail sentence, a one-year driver’s license suspension, community service requirements, and potential vehicle forfeiture. 
  • For a third or subsequent OWI offense: For three or more offenses, fines could total $5,000 or more, along with five years in state prison, a five-year license suspension, and other penalties. 

Act Quickly to Avoid a Drunk Driving Conviction in Michigan

Under the Michigan Vehicle Code, drunk driving involves having a blood alcohol content (BAC) level of .08 or more. However, having any amount of alcohol in your system could still result in OWI charges. These can have major impacts on your life, both now and in the future. To protect yourself, act quickly and contact Lucido & Manzella, P.C. right away. Our Washington Township drunk driving attorneys take the swift legal actions needed in these types of cases. This includes: 

  • Reviewing the circumstances surrounding your traffic stop and reports from the officer involved;
  • Disputing the way the situation was handled and the results of any OWI testing;
  • Negotiating with police and prosecutors to have your charges reduced or dismissed;
  • Making strong legal arguments in front of a judge or jury to prevent a conviction; and
  • When needed, arranging for alternative sentencing, which can prevent a criminal record and potentially severe OWI penalties.

Contact Our Washington Township Drunk Driving Attorneys Today

Do not take any chances when facing drunk driving charges in Michigan. Get the strong legal defense you need from Lucido & Manzella, P.C. Call or contact our office online to request a consultation with our Washington Township drunk driving attorneys today.

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